As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya has approved 230 hectares of land for the establishment of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) operational base.

Yahaya stated this yesterday when he received a delegation from the Air Force Headquarters.

He said the decision of NAF to establish an operational base in Gombe State was a welcome development considering the centrality of the state sharing boundaries with states in the Northeast sub-region.


He said the location of Gombe provides an advantage, especially in strategising for security in the geo-political zone headquarters.

Governor Yahaya said the decision of NAF to establish an operational base in Gombe was a welcome development considering the centrality of the state, sharing boundaries with all the

“Establishment of Air Force operational base is a welcome development, we have offered 230 hectares of land close to the Airport.

“It will boost security in the state, and solidify the relationship between the state and security agencies.”

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